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  • Asking forgiveness for non-Muslim parents impermissible Date: 2-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. While praying, we say a supplication after reciting the salutations on Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ); that supplication also contains, “Rabbi ighfirli wa li-waalidayya wa lil-mu’mineena yawma yaqoomu-l-hisaab.” My question is: if one's parents are disbelievers, can the.. More

  • Preventing parent from dealing in interest Date: 2-7-2017

    I am the cause of my father being unable to get interest of around 30,000 taka every year. As revenge, he ordered me to give this money from my own pocket every year. I thought that it was obligatory to obey him in this regard, and so I told him (without saying 'I promise') that I would do so. Does this mean that it has become obligatory upon me to.. More

  • Addressing parents done with best expressions Date: 26-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, Scholar. My questions is regarding speaking good to parents by using good words. In my case, I feel shy or embarassed to use words as ‘my beloved father’, or, ‘I love you father’, or ‘may Allaah protect you’, or, ‘may Allaah forgive you’, and so on. I do not live in a religious family or in a family where these expressions.. More

  • Feeling ashamed of mother who does not wear hijaab Date: 24-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. My mother does not wear the hijab, she does not even wear a scarf on her head (may Allaah guide her), so I feel ashamed to walk with her or go out with her, regardless of whether I am in a Muslim country or not. Is this normal? Notice that I do not reject her when she asks me to go out with her to have.. More

  • Lashing out at difficult old mother Date: 21-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykom. My mother lives with me as I am an only child. She suffers from alzheimer and OCD and has mobility and continence issues. I am the breadwinner of the home and my work is exhausting. I have no problems being the primary caregiver at all, but she makes me very, very angry many days as she is a control freak and is very stubborn. She.. More

  • Loving one's parents is innate nature even if they are disbelievers Date: 16-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. Did Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,love his parents? And what about Prophet Ibraaheem, may Allaah exalt his mention, did he love his father? If yes, was that love present both before and after their death? And what type of love was that? As to my knowledge, they were disbelievers,.. More

  • Seeking knowledge or getting time-consuming job to please mother Date: 3-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum Scholar. I am a student of knowledge. What if my mother asks me to work in order to earn a lot of money and live confortable while I do not want to work as those kinds of jobs take almost all of your time? What if I currently have a job that does not require time and for which I get paid very little but also gives me a lot of time.. More

  • How to know whether one is dutiful to his parents Date: 2-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, scholars. I am a brother (19 years old) who lives in Spain with his parents. Ever since Allaah guided me, praise be to Him, I have been facing many, many problems with my parents, who are also Muslims but are not that practicing. Nevertheless, they are still Muslims. I have read a lot about being dutiful to one's parents, not a little,.. More

  • Staying with old parents better than traveling to marry abroad Date: 26-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaikum. A person previously supplicated to be able to make Hijrah (emigrate to a Muslim land). There is an opportunity to marry abroad, Allaah willing. There are marriage prospects available in her country, but she does not always feel positive after praying Istikhaarah (guidance-seeking prayer). However, her parents are old, and this may.. More

  • Dealing with parents who practice Bid‘ah Date: 16-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am a Muslim who was born in England and lives in England with Pakistani parents. My family, including my parents, commit Bid‘ah (religious innovations), such as celebrating the birthday of the Prophet, sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,etc. I tried to tell them that it is Bid‘ah, but they angrily denied it and said that that is.. More

  • Father forbids son to wear jeans at home Date: 4-4-2017

    Is it permissible to wear pants and jeans at home? My father does not allow it, while I want to wear them. .. More

  • Parents refuse to let son leave mixed school Date: 13-3-2017

    I want to leave public school in America to avoid the great amount of Fitnah (temptation, tribulation) and evil there. I am not married yet, and the way in which the women dress is very provocative, and I fear for my religious commitment. There are many other evils, but this is the greatest one that is making me want to leave. However, my parents absolutely.. More

  • Parents dislike son's wife and want him to take another Date: 9-3-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I had a love affair with a girl and my parents did not like her much because she was poor. Anyway, they agreed and we got married last October. During the wedding, my in-laws did not properly respect my parents. So my parents started to hate them. I kept silent and did not speak much about this. So ever since that time, the parents.. More

  • No obedience to parents or in-laws in what displeases Allah Date: 5-3-2017

    I live in Saudi Arabia, and my wife lives with my parents. She is Islamic and obedient, but my parents want to force her to talk and mix with all our relatives. She does not like this culture. She complains me about it, and when I interfere, my parents get angry and say that I am disobeying them. They also say that they feel embarrassed in society due.. More

  • Answering question about mother's occupation is not Diyaathah (lack of jealousy for one's womenfolk) Date: 27-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. I am studying and have been redoing my year many times over now, and I am studying with a teacher. My question is that when we were studying, he asked me questions using examples about my familly; he wants to know about that; he asked me how many we are, what my mum does, if she has a job or not, and.. More